Vancouver Convention Center West — 2010 Global Award for Excellence Winner

Vancouver Convention Center

Situated on Vancouver’s waterfront on one of the most unique civic building sites in North America, the world’s first LEED Platinum convention center is designed to bring together the complex ecology, vibrant local culture and urban environment, embellishing their interrelationships through architectural form and materiality. …
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LA Live — 2010 Global Award for Excellence Winner

LA Live

Conceived in 1999 by AEG as the heart of the international entertainment capital’s downtown revitalization, the $2.5B L.A. LIVE boasts 5 million sf of entertainment, hospitality and office amenities. L.A. LIVE’s economic success extends well beyond its boundaries as it also boasts an array of public benefits, including a one-acre plaza and an extensive community benefits program while stimulating additional private development into Los Angeles’ urban regeneration….
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Urban Land Institute Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use Names Charlotte, Detroit, Houston and Sacramento Mayoral Teams as 2010-2011 Daniel Rose Fellows

The mayors of Charlotte, Detroit, Houston, and Sacramento, plus 12 additional local land use leaders from these cities, have been selected as the 2010-2011 class of fellows for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use. …
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Pinnacles of Modern Design: The Urban Land Institute Announces Winners of the 2010 Global Awards for Excellence

Five outstanding developments have been selected as winners of the 2010 Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program. The winners are: LA LIVE, Los Angeles; Miasteczko Wilanów, Warsaw, Poland; Rouse Hill Town Centre, Rouse Hill, Australia; The Southern Ridges, Singapore; and Thin Flats, Philadelphia….
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What Housing Crash? The American Dream is Alive and Well with Gen Y: A Peek at Upcoming ULI Research Shows Strong Desire for Homeownership

Early findings from an upcoming survey being published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) suggest that the echo boomer generation, or Gen Y, holds a high view of the American Dream – despite the housing market collapse — with the majority of respondents expecting to own homes within five years….
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Grassroots Collaboration for Sustainable Communities: The Urban Land Institute Announces Three Winners in the Semi-Annual Awards for Community Action Grants

Three grants have been awarded in the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) semi-annual funding of its Community Action Grants program. Through the program, the ULI Foundation Fund raises money to be distributed as grants to district councils or ULI members on behalf of nonprofit organizations for entrepreneurial programs that aim to improve urban growth in their communities….
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Survey respondents signal hopeful signs for commercial real estate market improvements in 2011, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2011 forecast from PwC and the Urban Land Institute

After three years of dislocation and unprecedented loss, commercial real estate industry investors and professionals hint at hopeful signs of tempered commercial real estate market improvements, according to respondents of the Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2011 report, released today by PwC US and the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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Finding Certainty in Uncertain Times: New ULI Report Explores Factors That Will Reshape Urban Growth in Years Ahead

In the midst of economic uncertainty, there are still some elements of certainty – such as demographic shifts, financial industry restructuring, global competitiveness, and sustainable building – that will guide real estate investment and reshape urban growth trends in the years ahead, according to a new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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Market Innovation in Financing Energy-Efficiency Retrofits of Commercial Real Estate Explored in New ULI Report, New Tools. New Rules.

Retrofitting the nation’s existing commercial building stock is moving to the forefront of efforts to reduce carbon emissions in the U.S., and is broadly acknowledged as one of the least expensive ways to mitigate climate change, according to New Tools. New Rules., a new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI)….
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